Accident insurance

Accident insurance is compulsary

Accident insurance is mandatory for anyone living in Switzerland and is generally taken out together with the health insurance.

If you work for the same employer for at least 8 hours per week, you are are automatically insured against professional and non-professional accidents by your employer. This means that you can purchase health insurance without accident coverage.

If you are not a PhD, you will have to take out health insurance with accident coverage.